Russell J. Ippolito, 53, Lifelong Tarrytown Resident, Lawyer

TARRYTOWN, N.Y. - Russell J. Ippolito, a lifelong resident of Tarrytown, died May 15. He was 53.

Ippolito was born July 4, 1959, to Thomas and Lucy Ippolito in North Tarrytown.  He was a graduate of Westchester Community College, Columbia University, and Pace Law School.  He was a practicing attorney and a professor/chair of paralegal studies for Westchester Community College.

Ippolito is survived by his wife, Karen Suhr Ippolito; children, Kristen and Aaron; siblings, Barbara (Larry) White, Thomas (Carole) Ippolito and Helena Ippolito; many nieces and nephews; and lifelong friend Keith Hamilton Cobb.

Calling hours are Sunday, May 19  from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Coffey Funeral Home Inc. in Tarrytown. Funeral Service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, May 20  at the First Baptist Church in Tarrytown. Interment follows at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be directed to the Westchester Community College Foundation in support of student scholarships. Checks should be made out to WCC Foundation, and mailed to same at 75 Grasslands Road, Hartford Hall, Valhalla, NY 10595.

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